The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Kent
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 30 31
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 50 59 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.43% 6.12% 7.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.78% 14.39% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 40 54 73
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £57,500 £51,850
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 298 410 511
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 44.28% 42.53% 46.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1801 2636
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,625 £55,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.52% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Kent

WCF
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Kent.

Salary trend for WCF in Kent

WCF
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Kent over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Kent

WCF
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -2 15 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Dartford - 9 £35,000 - 1
Canterbury -9 6 £37,500 -
West Malling +6 3 - - 1
Maidstone - 2 £32,500 -
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for WCF.

1 106 (99.07%) C#
2 105 (98.13%) .NET
3 83 (77.57%) SQL Server
4 79 (73.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 78 (72.90%) MVC
6 77 (71.96%) ASP.NET
7 72 (67.29%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (65.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 61 (57.01%) Web Application Development
10 57 (53.27%) TDD
11 55 (51.40%) RESTful
12 53 (49.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 52 (48.60%) Node.js
14 47 (43.93%) BDD
15 46 (42.99%) Ruby
16 44 (41.12%) Git (software)
16 44 (41.12%) OO
16 44 (41.12%) NoSQL
17 42 (39.25%) AngularJS
17 42 (39.25%) JavaScript
18 39 (36.45%) Entity Framework
19 38 (35.51%) .NET Framework
20 37 (34.58%) HTML
21 35 (32.71%) CSS
22 32 (29.91%) SQL
23 31 (28.97%) SQL Server 2014
24 24 (22.43%) REST
25 23 (21.50%) KnockoutJS
25 23 (21.50%) SQL Server 2016
26 22 (20.56%) VB.NET

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (1.87%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.74%) Google Play
3 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.93%) PaaS
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) SMTP
2 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (77.57%) SQL Server
2 44 (41.12%) NoSQL
3 31 (28.97%) SQL Server 2014
4 23 (21.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 44 (41.12%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.54%) Moq
4 4 (3.74%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.80%) NUnit
6 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.93%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.93%) gulp
7 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.93%) Selenium
7 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (6.54%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Games
2 6 (5.61%) Marketing
3 4 (3.74%) Advertising
3 4 (3.74%) Music Industry
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 92 (85.98%) Developer
2 78 (72.90%) .NET Developer
3 23 (21.50%) C# Developer
4 19 (17.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (14.95%) Architect
6 16 (14.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 11 (10.28%) .NET Software Developer
8 11 (10.28%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (9.35%) .NET Architect
10 9 (8.41%) Web Developer
11 8 (7.48%) Lead Architect
12 5 (4.67%) .NET Solutions Architect
12 5 (4.67%) Junior
12 5 (4.67%) Junior Developer
12 5 (4.67%) Lead .NET Developer
12 5 (4.67%) Lead Developer
12 5 (4.67%) Senior Developer
12 5 (4.67%) Social Media Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (98.13%) .NET
2 79 (73.83%) ASP.NET Web API
3 77 (71.96%) ASP.NET
4 70 (65.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 55 (51.40%) RESTful
6 53 (49.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 52 (48.60%) Node.js
8 42 (39.25%) AngularJS
9 39 (36.45%) Entity Framework
10 38 (35.51%) .NET Framework
11 37 (34.58%) HTML
12 35 (32.71%) CSS
13 24 (22.43%) REST
14 23 (21.50%) KnockoutJS
15 20 (18.69%) Code First Entity Framework
16 19 (17.76%) HTML5
16 19 (17.76%) WPF
17 15 (14.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 11 (10.28%) LINQ
18 11 (10.28%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Social Network
2 7 (6.54%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.67%) BBC
3 5 (4.67%) Social Media
3 5 (4.67%) W3C
4 4 (3.74%) iPhone
4 4 (3.74%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.80%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.02%) Windows
2 4 (3.74%) Android
3 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (72.90%) MVC
2 72 (67.29%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (57.01%) Web Application Development
4 57 (53.27%) TDD
5 47 (43.93%) BDD
6 44 (41.12%) OO
7 16 (14.95%) SDLC
7 16 (14.95%) Web Development
8 13 (12.15%) Domain-Driven Design
9 12 (11.21%) Dependency Injection
9 12 (11.21%) Unit Testing
10 11 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (10.28%) Front End Development
10 11 (10.28%) Matrix Management
10 11 (10.28%) Waterfall
11 10 (9.35%) OOD
12 9 (8.41%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.54%) Kanban
13 7 (6.54%) MVVM
13 7 (6.54%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 106 (99.07%) C#
2 46 (42.99%) Ruby
3 42 (39.25%) JavaScript
4 32 (29.91%) SQL
5 22 (20.56%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.54%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.74%) ANSI C
8 4 (3.74%) C
8 4 (3.74%) C++
8 4 (3.74%) VB
9 2 (1.87%) F#
10 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.28%) Google
3 5 (4.67%) Apple
3 5 (4.67%) Facebook
3 5 (4.67%) Sony
3 5 (4.67%) Yahoo!
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle
4 3 (2.80%) Thunderhead
5 2 (1.87%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.93%) SAP
6 1 (0.93%) Telerik
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Intotec
Salary: Great Company Benefits including Contribution Pension and PMI
Posted: 6 days ago